Aizenberg Lab News by Year

Highlights of 2013

May 8, 2014

The article "Biofilm attachment reduction on bioinspired, dynamic, micro-wrinkling surfaces" has been selected by the New Journal of Physics for inclusion in the Highlights of 2013.

George Ledlie Prize awarded to Joanna Aizenberg

George Ledlie Prize awarded to Joanna Aizenberg

October 22, 2015

When George Ledlie, Harvard Class of 1884, died in 1927 he left Harvard a $1,000 bequest with very specific instructions: The income generated by the gift was to “be paid not oftener than once in every two years as a prize to a person in any way connected with said University, who, in the judgment of said University since the last awarding of the said prize, has by research, discovery or otherwise made the most valuable contribution to science, or in any way for the benefit of mankind …”

What Is ARPA-E Up to Now?

May 1, 2015

The new director of ARPA-E (the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy) singles out SLIPS as a prime example of translation of basic science into a high-impact energy-saving application, in an interview in Innovation.

Fabrics of life

March 25, 2015

A Nature Outlook story, Fabrics of Life, discusses how bioinspired liquid-infused textiles can lead to cutting-edge clothing and construction materials in medical, outdoor, and other settings.

APSUO Franklin Award - 2016 Winner

May 5, 2016

Ling won the Advanced Photon Source Users Organization's Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award for his work using high-resolution tomography to develop a fundamental understanding of the mechanical and multifunctional design of biological materials. Read more here.

SLIPS Technologies company profile featured in Nature

May 30, 2017
SLIPS Technologies is featured in the current issue of Nature. The outlook "Materials and engineering: Rebuilding the world" presents multiple scientists commercializing technologies that enable sturdier and more-sustainable structures.

Joanna featured in Dutch TV episode "The Mind of the Universe"

May 21, 2017

Joanna was featured in the TV episode The Makers of The Mind of the Universe which was broadcasted by the Dutch public broadcaster VPRO on May 21, 2017. The Mind of the Universe is an international science documentary series and open source platform about the rapid evolution of our knowledge. It explores the human destiny and the world of tomorrow through the eyes of the greates thinkers and scientists from all Read more about Joanna featured in Dutch TV episode "The Mind of the Universe"

Harvard Innovation Challenge

May 12, 2017

We are very excited to let you know that the AirCrew team (led by Tanya and Elijah) won 2nd place (in the open track) in Harvard’s President’s Innovation Challenge competition!